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Burns & McDonnell Staff Project Specialist - Aviation & Federal (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Staff Project Specialist executes project, financial health and project scheduling functions for engineering-related projects. This position coordinates with internal project management to provide solutions in the execution of project needs within the budget and schedule.

  • Initiate the set-up of projects in applicable cost management system.

  • Analyzes and monitors project health in the internal cost management system and compiles report findings.

  • Performs project scheduling activities and deliverables.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of the budget tracking system and reporting project status.

  • Processes project change orders.

  • Processes changes to cost reports.

  • Creates monthly project analysis reports.

  • Responsible for entering project scheduling information.

  • Performs quality assurance on data and information for the project financial deliverables.

  • Executes Work Breakdown Structure for tracking the breakdown of purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining project files and client deliverables and project communications.

  • Performs data entry review on projects.

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or related degree required.

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience.

  • Experience with one or more cost management systems required.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required.


Job Administrative/Office Support

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 222459